Chemicals Consultant

Job Description

Req Number: 17638BR

Position Description:
We are seeking a Chemical Consultant to join the Technical Development and Services Division of Base Oil and Finished Lubricants Department.

The Technical Development and Services Division is responsible for providing the following technical development and services for the base oils and lubricants:

Advise technology and product trends, formulation development, and potential leveraging improvements.

Identify and develop technical programs such as base oil interchangeability and base oil slates linkage.

Develop the optimal lubricant formulations for specific applications

Identify and monitor formulations approvals (ATIEL, API, OEMs, etc)


The Chemical Consultant Candidate should be familiar with API and ATIEL/ACEA regulations and trends and have been exposed directly or indirectly to lubricant OEMs approvals, REACH registration, and ATIEL & ACEA activities. Candidate should be able to design and execute technical programs related to base oils and finished lubricants.

Minimum Requirements:
The candidate should have a Master degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or another technical equivalent degree; an advanced degree will be an advantage.

He should have a minimum of 20 years’ experience in the technical area of the lubricant industry.

Duties & Responsibilities:
The candidate will be required to perform the following:

Design and execute technical programs such as base oil interchangeability and base oil slates linkage.

Define and execute technical programs strategies for the base oil and finished lubricants.

Develop the optimal lubricant formulations. Identifying and monitoring formulations approvals (ATIEL, API, OEMs, etc)

Communicate and put plans with additive companies, industry groups (API/ATIEL), OEMs and external consultants

Define base oil specifications and controls of base oil products (Q&A program etc.).

Advise technology and product trends, formulation development and trends, and potential leveraging improvements.

Develop lubricants formulations for different applications.

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